New entrants benefit from half price membership for their first year in BECTU and qualify for all benefits and services including free public liability insurance (up to £5m per claim) until the April after they join. To take advantage of this offer, new entrants must be new members and should join BECTU within a year of graduation or completion of a training course.
Tips & advice
Value yourself and the skills you bring. Set a limit on the time you may be prepared to do unpaid work experience. Make the most of every opportunity and secure testimonials to reflect your experience. Join BECTU for networking, guidance and representation. www.bectu.org.uk/new-entrants
The UK's media and entertainment union providing support and services to staff and freelances throughout the cultural sectors. New entrants working freelance can take advantage of half price membership for their first year; students are encouraged to sign up to our free Student Register www.bectu.org.uk/student-register Follow us at twitter.com/bectu